May 11th – 18th The Secret Garden, Watercolor Journaling, and Symphony at Sea

The Secret Garden

This is a free screening as part of the Second Saturday Family Film series. You may reserve seats in advance and use “comp ticket” as your form of payment. Young Mary Lennox is orphaned by an earthquake in India and sent to England to live with her uncle in a cold ancestral manor in Yorkshire. Her uncle is still mourning for the wife who died ten years ago, so she is mostly left on her own. Theatre N at Nemours, May 12th, 11 A.M.


Delaware Museum of Natural History’s 40th Anniversary

When the Delaware Museum of Natural History opened on May 13, 1972 as the first major natural history museum in the nation since 1910, our mission was the same as it is today: to inform and excite visitors about the natural world through exploration and discovery. Come enjoy everything the Museum has to offer and let us share with you our passion for nature and science.  Plus, on May 13, 2012, visitors will enjoy special pricing that hasn’t been seen since 1972: $1 for adults, seniors, and children! We invite you to join us in celebrating the last four decades of exploration and discovery. Delaware Museum of Natural History, May 13th, 9:30 A.M.


Watercolor Journaling and Haiku Poetry Workshop

Watercolor Journaling and Haiku Poetry Workshop with Rosemary and Marylou Sheaffer in the beautiful wooded landscape of Marylou’s Milford, Delaware home. Simple Haiku poems are a perfect complement to Watercolor Journaling in nature. Marylou makes it very accessible! Geared towards beginners, but all levels welcome. $45 includes a light dinner. May 16th, 5:30 P.M.


Symphony at Sea – “Spirit of America”

Benefit for the Dover Symphony Orchestra, a non-profit organization comprised of a group of musicians from the Greater Dover Area and Delmarva Peninsula.  The DSO, founded in 1967, is completing its 34th season this spring.  Under the leadership of Conductor Don Buxton, the volunteer orchestra has entertained and educated listeners of all ages in Central and Southern Delaware.  The special cruise includes Symphony performance, wine tasting, open bar, hors d’oeuvres, and Silent Auction. Cape May-Lewes Ferry, May 12th, 2 P.M.

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